Category: The Bancroft Library

The Berkeley Revolution

"The Berkeley Revolution" is a digital history website that dramatizes, through curated archives of primary documents from the time, the story of Berkeley's political and cultural transformation in the late-60s and 1970s. It was created primarily by Cal undergraduates, with the supervision of Professor Scott Saul, through an honors seminar in American Studies. Six research projects, with 300 primary source documents attached to them, were launched with the first iteration of the class in 2017; more projects will be launched with future iterations of the class.

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New York’s Dutch History: Preparing a Discoverable Digital Resource from Primary Source Materials

In spring 2016, the Dutch Studies Program at the German Department and the Bancroft Library partnered in a collaborative research grant through Digital Humanities to prepare a digital research collection from selected primary source materials in the Engel Sluiter Historical Documents Collection at The Bancroft Library. This collection consists predominantly of copies and transcriptions of primary source materials on the seventeenth-century Atlantic.

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The Future of Memory: Jewish Culture in the Digital Age

The Future of Memory: Jewish Culture in the Digital Age is a new project of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life that includes an installation, exhibition, and digital research lab in which museum professionals, scholars, students, and the public, discuss the meaning of memory and the many facets of digital history.


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